Bitcoin and Freedom in Costa Rica — Interview

A young college dropout teaches me about Bitcoin and economic freedom in a sleepy seaside town in the tropics

“Bitcoin will grow in Costa Rica and in the world because it is the necessary tool to escape the economic laws they’ve inculcated us with that generate poverty.”

Luis Alejandro Rodrigues-Sanchez and the cellphone that introduced us

“We need to escape the dollar faster than the United States does.”

Downtown Golfito, Costa Rica

“The laws of Bitcoin dictate that no one can be excluded”



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Matt Harder

Exploring ways to improve our democracy via technology, the media, and civics. Editor at Beyond Voting. Founder at